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Students Don't Have to Leave Their Faith at Home

Your children face an increasing level of censorship and punishment for their Christian values that you’ve worked so hard to instill. But students have more freedom to express their faith than you may realize. When a school tries to silence your child’s expression of faith, we are here to help.

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Your child CAN:
  • Pray at school.
  • Talk about God in class assignments.
  • Start a religious club on campus that receives the same rights and resources as other clubs.
  • Freely share their faith with others.

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As a parent, you CAN:
  • Opt your child out of curriculum that would require them to violate your family's religious beliefs.
  • Choose the best educational environment for your child, such as charter school, private school, or homeschool. 
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What We're Doing About It

Litigation

Defending the rights of students and parents

Education

Informing parents and students about their rights

Legislation

Helping shape state legislation that gives parents educational options

Transformation

Proactively researching unconstitutional policies and demanding changes


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Student Rights

Individual victories by Alliance Defending Freedom can have a multiplying effect on other schools, impacting millions of school children. We're here to protect the right of students to freely live out their faith during each stage of their education — from kindergarten through college.

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